December 4th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

After half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building.

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November 28th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Last week, applications were filed for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue, located between West 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. A rendering of the project has since surfaced, courtesy of Harlem+Bespoke. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture is behind the design. There plan includes retail space on the ground floor and office space on the second, third, and fourth floors. The rendering indicates Sephora, a French cosmetic company, may set up shop in the building, although nothing has been confirmed

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November 22nd, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is wrapping up on an expansion project at 68 West 126th Street, in Harlem, as seen in a picture by Harlem+Bespoke. A formerly dilabidated four-story, 11-unit brownstone SRO building has been redeveloped into a six-story, six-unit residential structure, per the latest building permits. The building now has 5,578 square feet of residential space, which means the apartments should average 930 square feet apiece. Many of the units will occupy an entire floor, although it’s unknown if they will be rentals or condominiums

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November 21st, 2016 by harlemcondolife

An anonymous Midtown East-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue. That’s between East 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. The project will include 15,012 square feet of commercial space in total. Retail space will be located on the ground floor, followed by office space on the second through fourth floors. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture will design the 58-foot-tall structure. The 44-foot-wide, 3,792-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story commercial building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.

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November 9th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is wrapping up on the six-story, 10-unit residential project under development at 313 West 117th Street, in Harlem. The structure can be seen in an update by Harlem+Bespoke. The latest building permits indicate the new building measures 11,910 square feet and rises 75 feet. The residential units should average 985 square feet apiece, which means either rentals or condominiums could be in the works. Walter Marin’s Midtown South-based Marin Architects is the architect of record and an anonymous Woodside-based company is the property owner. Occupancy can likely be expected in the coming weeks or months.

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October 27th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is complete on the residential conversion of the former P.S. 186, a previously-dilapidated five-story structure located at 525 West 145th Street, in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. The latest photos of the building, dubbed the Residences at PS186, can be seen in a Curbed NY report. The building contains 79 residential units, all of which are renting at below-market rates through the affordable housing lottery. The apartments, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms, should average 1,089 square feet apiece

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October 26th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Flushing-based KP Developers has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 59 West 128th Street, in Harlem. The project will measure 8,000 square feet and its residential units should average 642 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. One of the apartments on the fourth floor will also feature space in an upper penthouse level. Sion Hourizadeh’s Floral Park-based Sion Associates is the applicant of record. The 18-foot-wide, 1,831-square-foot lot is vacant.

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October 25th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the $3 million renovation of Martin Luther King Park, located along Malcolm X Boulevard between West 113th and 114th streets in the southern end of Harlem. The park will get entirely new basketball courts, playgrounds, a water play area, and a turf area. Other upgrades include an outdoor fitness center, as well as new vegetation and a comfort station. Quennell Rothschild & Partners is the landscape architect. The project is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Community Park Initiative, where a total of 56 existing parks around the city will see renovations.

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October 23rd, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is nearly complete on Columbia University’s nine-story, 557,149-square-foot Jerome L. Green Science Center building, located at 605 West 129th Street, on the corner with Broadway in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. The facility was built as the first phase of Columbia’s Manhattanville campus expansion.

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September 14th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

It was back in May of 2014 that YIMBY revealed a rendering of the planned eight-story, six-unit residential building at 313 West 121st Street, in Harlem. Now, foundation work is underway at the site, although the structure has yet to rise above street level, Harlem+Bespoke reported. The latest building permits indicate the project will measure 11,616 square feet. Its residential units should average 1,625 square feet apiece, indicative of condominiums, and a terrace will be located on the roof

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